Tips for building your practice’s website

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Planning on building an engaging website to attract patients? Here are nine tips that should get you started.

Recent surveys show that everyone, even older patients, uses the Internet to access healthcare information and discover providers. As a result, a nicely-designed website has never been more important for practices.

“This is the new phone book,” said Derek Kosiorek, at the time the principal with the Medical Group Management Association’s (MGMA's) consulting arm. “Websites are your new front door. This is the first impression people will get of you.”

Kosiorek shared some tips with attendees at an MGMA conference on building the ideal website to attract potential patients. Here are a few of them.

Editor's Note: This slideshow originally appeared in article format on Physicians Practice in 2015.